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[movies]Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg: Synthetic aesthetics - PopTech
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, designer, artist and writer, explores the social, ethical and cultural implications of emerging technologies, especially synthetic biology. Her projects open up a creative space to imagine the potential scientific triumphs and disasters on the horizon.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Design; PopTech 2011; Art; Biology; Innovation; Emerging Tech
Downloads: 228
[movies]Tresset and Leymarie: Aikon II: Personal robotics - PopTech
Patrick Tresset and Frederic Fol Leymarie direct the Aikon-II project, which uses computational modeling and robotics to replicate the sketching performed by a human hand.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Design; PopTech 2011; Art; Robotics; Emerging Tech
Downloads: 222
[movies]Jonathan Rothberg: DNA Testing - PopTech
After his infant son was rushed to intensive care, Jonathan Rothberg was driven to invent high-speed DNA sequencing. His work ushered in the era of personal genetics and today his technology is used in laboratories and medical centers all over the world. Rothberg's efforts led the way towards the first sequence of an individual human genome.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Health; PopTech 2011; Science; Biology; Emerging Tech
Downloads: 52
[movies]Dava Newman: A better built space suit - PopTech
MIT aeronautics professor and engineer Dava Newman is on a quest to create the best space suit in (intergalactic) town. She introduces some of her favorites designs, including a mobility-enhancing "Bio-Suit" created to protect astronauts from atmospheres and healthcare workers from germs.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Design; PopTech 2011; Space; Engineering; Emerging Tech
Downloads: 110
[movies]Massoud Amin: A Smart Grid - PopTech
Massoud Amin wants to make our energy infrastructure more sustainable and secure. The complex systems researcher from the University of Minnesota believes this requires networking energy into a "smart" grid that incorporates alternative energy. This will provide national as well as environmental and financial security.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Technology; Energy; Green; Transportation; PopTech 2009; Emerging Tech
Downloads: 261
[movies]Fortune and Biewald: Crowdsourcing TB cell annotation - PopTech
Sarah Fortune, TB expert, and Lukas Biewald, CEO of the crowdsourcing start-up, Crowdflower, pair up through PopTech to crowdsource a task best done by the human eye: cataloging TB's bacterial cells. This collaboration has the potential to democratize the economics of science and basic scientific discovery.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Science; PopTech 2011; Health; Biology; Crowdsourcing; Community; DIY; Emerging Tech
Downloads: 21
[movies]Lloyd and Zimbalist: Memory mapping the news - PopTech
Alexis Lloyd and Michael Zimbalist, both from the New York Times R&D Lab, describe a new app for memory mapping the news, which they created for PopTech's iPad app. Unlike the old model of top-down publishing, it allows consumers to combine news with their own personal memories. Users can see timelines in real and perceived time and view stories from the archives within the context of their own lives.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Technology; PopTech 2011; Culture; Internet; Journalism; Mapping; Emerging Tech
Downloads: 12
[movies]Energy disruptors: Jay Keasling on plant-based fuels - PopTech
Jay Keasling, a pioneer in the field of synthetic biology, grew up on a farm in Nebraska where his father raised corn. He decided to apply his past to what he'd been doing for years, engineering microbes to produce chemicals. He's turned his attention to solving the world's energy crisis, using plants to engineer clean-burning fuels that will replace oil.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Energy; Energy disruptors shorts; Shorts; Energy disruptors; Emerging Tech; Environment; Green
Downloads: 78
[movies]Desney Tan and Scott Saponas: Our bodies as the interface - PopTech
Scott Saponas and Desney Tan both work at Microsoft Research where their latest project, called Skinput, focuses on allowing richer, more natural ways of interacting with our ubiquitous technology devices. They envision a day when you can change your music, learn a language, and even answer email using bio-acoustics on the touch-sensitive surfaces of our bodies.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Technology; PopTech 2011; Biology; Innovation; Design; Mobile; Data; Emerging Tech
Downloads: 19
[movies]Aidan Dwyer: Better solar designs - PopTech
13-year old Aidan Dwyer designed a more efficient model for solar power by studying Fibonacci sequences. Today, his divides his time between junior high and collaborations with research organizations like the University of Madison's Resilience Research Center.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Energy; PopTech 2011; Science; Design; Engineering; DIY; Youth; Emerging Tech
Downloads: 40
[movies]Shorts: Dava Newman's streamlined flight suit - PopTech
MIT aeronautics professor and engineer Dava Newman had a dream: that of a slimmed down astronaut. See the streamlined, mobility-enhancing "Bio-Suit" she created for protecting astronauts from atmospheres and healthcare workers from germs.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Entertainment; PopTech 2011; Space; Design; Engineering; Shorts; Emerging Tech; PopTech 2011 shorts; Business
Downloads: 258
[movies]Energy disruptors: Arun Majumdar on disruptive energy innovation - PopTech
Arun Majumdar was a high school student during the global energy crisis of the 1970s and became interested in engineering because of energy. Currently he's the first director of ARPA-E, the country's only agency dedicated to technologies promising genuine transformation in the ways we generate, store, and utilize energy. Majumdar explains that disruptive energy innovation must focus on scale, be cost effective, and provide an energy service.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Energy; Energy disruptors shorts; Shorts; Energy disruptors; Emerging Tech; Environment; Green
Downloads: 42
[movies]Shaily Mahendra: Bioremediation - PopTech
In a process called bioremediation, Shaily Mahendra uses bacteria and fungi to indicate levels of pollution and ecosystem health. These same microorganisms can also be used to detoxify a wide variety of environmental pollutants, restoring a contaminated environment back to its healthier state.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Science; PopTech 2011; Ecology; Biology; Innovation; Science Fellows; Resilience; Emerging Tech; Science Fellows 2011
Downloads: 84
[movies]Energy disruptors: Johanna Wellington on clean energy technologies - PopTech
Johanna Wellington was inspired to go into a technology career because she loves math like other people enjoy doing crossword puzzles. She started off at GE as an intern, went on to be a Combustion Design Engineer, and held several other positions before joining the Research Center in her current role as Advanced Technology Leader for Sustainable Energy where she is an expert in clean energy technologies.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Energy; Shorts; Emerging tech; Energy disruptors shorts; Energy disruptors
Downloads: 101
[movies]Jake Porway's Data Without Borders - PopTech
What happens when ambitious and talented data scientists are connected with social organizations rife with data but lacking resources to do anything with it? Jake Porway's DataKind (formerly Data Without Borders) helps bring these two groups together, using data in the service of humanity to design transformative visualizations and decision-making tools.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Design; PopTech 2011; Data; Social Innovation Fellows 2011; Mapping; DIY; Social Innovation Fellows; Emerging Tech
Downloads: 20
[movies]Nithya Ramanathan: Nexleaf Analytics - PopTech
Nithya Ramanathan's organization NexLeaf Analytics couples everyday objects like cell phones with sophisticated analytics to improve projects' impact. In one example, Nexleaf tracked seabirds' sounds on a distant island, and by processing the recordings with powerful servers, helped scientists better gauge the seabirds' risk of extinction.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Technology; PopTech 2011; Science; Sustainability; Design; Engineering; Social Innovation Fellows 2011; Social Innovation Fellows; Emerging Tech
Downloads: 115
[movies]Hayat Sindi launches i2 - PopTech
A leader in both science and social innovation, Dr. Hayat Sindi launched i2, the Institute for Imagination and Ingenuity at PopTech 2011. Dr. Sindi created the institute to bridge the gap between education and opportunity in the Middle East.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Society; PopTech 2011; Science; Development; Entrepreneur; Activism; DIY; Youth; Science Fellows; Science Fellows 2010; Social Innovation Fellows 2009; Emerging Tech; Social Innovation Fellows
Downloads: 212
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